In spite of a lineage rich in the respectability and the valor of Sisodias, Vikramaditya, who ascended the throne of Mewar was a very insolent and arrogant king.
Category: Rajasthani Folktales
Rajasthan, the land of the Rajputs, is a land of chivalry, legend and a rich oral literature; a land full of gaiety and color, of men and women to whom honor is dearer than life itself.
Long Long ago there was a king in Jaisalmer whose name was Rawal Prithvi Singh. His kingdom was very prosperous. He built up his capital with latticed windows and large havelies (palaces).
A farmer and his wife were working in a field. They found a brass pot full of gold coins there. They looked around to ascertain that they were not noticed by anyone.
It was the twilight hour. The sky was changing hues. Cowherds were returning home with their cattle. Near the village, village women in their colourful dresses were busy getting water from the well.
Once upon a time in one of the princely states of Marwar there ruled a king called Karni Singh. He was famous for his queer judgments. His method of dispensing justice was based on sayings.